VINTAGE MACHETE 1945 WILLIAMSVILLE BUFF MFG. CO. US MARINES/NAVY with SHEATH For Sale
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VINTAGE MACHETE 1945 WILLIAMSVILLE BUFF MFG. CO. US MARINES/NAVY with SHEATH:
Vintage Machete1945 Williamsville Buff Mfg. Co. US Marines/Navy with canvas sheath
We are pleased to be able to offer you this original military 1945 issued Machete. It was made by the Williamsville Buff Co. a company that did their war time duty by switching from metal polishing equipment to making Machetes for the war effort.This Machete was most likely issued to the Marines, or the Navy for use in the conflicts on the islands of the Pacific.
This Machete has a 5 1/8 inch handle with a full tang blade. The blade is approximately 18 inches long and still has a very keen edge. The blade is approximately 1 1/2 inches wide at the handle expanding to approximately 2 1/4 inches wide before the tapered radius down to the tip.The blade is stamped near the handle on one side "DIS ST.O N" over "U.S." over "1945" (See picture)The blade of this Machete does have some areas of oxidation, and could be cleaned and oiledto remove it. (see pictures)
The sheath is a heavy O.D Green heavy canvas material, singlestitched with seven reinforcing rivets. There are two folded over sheet metalcut/abrasionguards at the mouth of the sheath.There are no frayed seams or tears, this sheath is in very good condition.
If you are a collector of WWII equipment, memorabilia, tools, this Machete will be a very cool addition to your collection.